The usefulness of the International Diabetes Federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III definitions of the metabolic syndrome in predicting coronary heart disease in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Tong2007TheUO,
  title={The usefulness of the International Diabetes Federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III definitions of the metabolic syndrome in predicting coronary heart disease in subjects with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Peter C. Tong and Alice P. S. Kong and Wing-Yee So and Xilin Yang and C S Ho and Ronald Ching Wan Ma and Risa Ozaki and C. L. Eileen Chow and Christopher W.K. Lam and Juliana C. N. Chan and Clive Stewart Cockram},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={1206-11}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the predictive value for coronary heart disease (CHD) of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition (with Asian criteria for central obesity) of the metabolic syndrome with existing criteria of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) in Chinese subjects with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Subjects with type 2 diabetes and without macrovascular diseases or end-stage renal… CONTINUE READING

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